Dave Swallow

Dave Swallow

Live Audio Engineer/Mixer, Writer, Author and Creator of Audio Architect Apparel

Born with all the correct fingers, toes, arms and legs into the cockle-picking town of Southend-on-Sea, Essex, UK, Dave spent his formative years surrounded by the many delights a British Seaside town has to offer. Or at least this seaside town; The world’s longest pleasure pier, for example, mud and the inability to sound a consonant, which is very much an Essex thing but it’s South Essex that really take it to another level. Leaving school, minus a tooth (cousinly inflicted), was a daunting prospect. Dave hated salt water, so cockle-picking was out, and he was about as gangster as Harry Potter…

September 11, 2011

Live Audio Engineer of the Year

Live Audio Engineer of the Year

Live Audio Engineer of the Year 2011 I was honoured, in 2011, to have been awarded with the Audio Pro Industry Excellence Award for read more tweet share share 

September 13, 2011

February 1, 2012

International Sound Engineers Day

International Sound Engineers Day

I want to extend my warmest greetings to my fellow sound engineers. Today is our day 1,2,12. read more

September 11, 2012

Live Audio Engineer of the Year Again

Live Audio Engineer of the Year Again

 And then again in 2012 I was award the same award! I couldn’t believe it. This time I had spent a lot of that year writing about various industry things. And a massive shout out to Andrew Low who was editing Audio Pro at the time.   tweet share share 

October 14, 2012

The One Where I Spend a Day with Echo and the Bunnymen

The One Where I Spend a Day with Echo and the Bunnymen

I have spent more time this week somewhere between 25,000 and 35,000 read more tweet share share